Category: News

Local Community Lottery

we-have-launched-on-white-horse-community-lottery   Community Lottery Support Watchfield Village Hall by purchasing tickets for the White Horse Community Lottery. Your chance to win £25,000 whilst supporting local good causes. Click on the links to join in and support Watchfield Village Hall.  (whitehorselottery.co.uk)

Citizens Advice help with Debt

Don’t despair! Citizens Advice can help you with debt When bills start piling up and multiplying, vague fears can turn into a paralysing panic for people experiencing money troubles. Turn to Citizens Advice, which has eighty years of experience in pulling people back from precipices. Your burden might seem overwhelming and impossible to resolve but […]

Covid-19 vaccine update and call for vaccinators

ELM TREE SURGERY Our surgery has been working alongside other practices in their group to roll out the vaccine in clinics being held at the Steam Museum in Swindon (next to the Outlet Centre) The venue is large enough to enable over 1000 people to be vaccinated each day which means the roll out speed […]

Winter support for vulnerable households

Winter Support Scheme South Oxfordshire / Vale of White Horse District Councils have help for people who are struggling to afford food and stay warm this winter. The Winter Support scheme is available for households who have been hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic.  Support is available in the form of advice, supermarket and fuel […]

Covid Vaccine Scams

Scammers target residents with promise of coronavirus vaccine Residents are urged to be on their guard against scammers using the promise of a coronavirus vaccine to con them out of money. Criminals across the country are contacting people out of the blue with offers of a coronavirus vaccination. These approaches have been made by text […]

Food Bank – Local Access

If you need extra help, Watchfield residents can use the Faringdon Foodank – details below. Faringdon Foodbank The Pump House 5 Market Place FaringdonSN7 7HL If you need support you can call: 07548 535855 (during Foodbank opening times) OR Email: sally@faringdontowncouncil.gov.uk Phone: Town Clerk 07711 424484 or Deputy Town Clerk 07809 458935 (outside of the […]

FREE mental health resources

Lots of FREE help out there if you are struggling with your mental well being through all of this. Free support groups Therapists from the Oxfordshire Therapy & Self Development Network are offering free online support groups to anyone in the Oxfordshire community! The online groups are for 90-minutes each week, running over 10 weeks. […]

Call for medical equipment no longer needed to be returned

Oxfordshire County Council and NRS Healthcare say:- if you have been loaned equipment that you no longer need, please hand it back. Much of this equipment could be recycled or reused. We need chairs, beds, wheeled commodes, mattresses, any electrical items, bed rails, walking & toilet frames, telecare items and slings. If you have other […]